Senior Linux Engineer - Financial Services - City of London - Up to £90k - London

Up to £90k - Systems Admin/Engineering
Ref: 1436 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Jul 2021
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Senior Linux Engineer – Financial Services – City of London – Up to £90k

Key Skills: Linux, Unix, RHEL, CentOS, Low latency, High performance, Server, Storage, Networking, DevOps, Engineering, Automation, Python, Ruby, Bash, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Solarflare, Mellanox, DPDK, Financial Services

An exciting opportunity has arisen with my client, a financial services trading firm based in the City, for a Senior Linux Engineer to join their team. This will be a varied role, involving the design, support, and development of electronic broking systems and low latency trading applications. You will be involved with current and next-gen technologies and project delivery, working alongside the infrastructure and application development teams. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in a senior engineering role, and be highly motivated and passionate about technology. 

Essential skills

  • Expert knowledge of Linux (RHEL/CentOS), with 3 years’ minimum experience in low-latency
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in low-latency, high performance computing from a financial services environment
  • Strong experience with Solarflare, Mellanox, DPDK or similar technologies
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role with a DevOps focus, and engineering, integration, and automation experience
  • Large-scale datacentre deployment experience
  • Strong disaster recovery design and implementation experience
  • Strong experience in Server (HP, Dell, Cisco, SuperMicro) and Storage (XFS, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.x, EXT4) management and support
  • Scripting experience (Python, Ruby, Bash)
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Terraform, Ansible or similar configuration management tools
  • Networking technologies knowledge (TCP, UDP, PTP, NTP)
  • Advanced performance troubleshooting, system tuning and analysis skills
  • Financial services experience a plus

Desirable skills

  • RHCSA or RHCE preferred
  • Educated to degree level in Computer Science or a related field

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading reputable financial services firm, working with exciting technologies at the senior level. If you believe you have the right skillset and attributes for this role, then please apply today!

Key Skills: Linux, Unix, RHEL, CentOS, Low latency, High performance, Server, Storage, Networking, DevOps, Engineering, Automation, Python, Ruby, Bash, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Solarflare, Mellanox, DPDK, Financial Services

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